That’s what I feel like this morning. One of those got-it-all-together mums that so many of us strive to be, and yet so few of us ever really achieve. I am bad with mornings. I am not a morning person whatsoever. It takes me at least an hour to wake up enough to function properly,… Continue reading One Of Those Got-It-All-Together Mums
Some days it’s hard to focus on the things you are grateful for. Some days hurt and disappointment seem to take over…but those are also the days when the positives become really important. Today is one of those days. It’s my birthday tomorrow, a day I share with my Nanny. We always do something for… Continue reading 100 Days of Gratitude: Day 25
Woop! Finished work at 6pm this evening, and now I have 9 days of leisure. Well, I say leisure…I still have a toddler to look after, housework to do, and a lot of work to do for this blog. I sure am looking forward to the next few days though. It’s my birthday on Monday,… Continue reading 9 Days of Leisure!
I let my child cry I let him eat chocolate …and fast food Sometimes, crisps make an easy snack He’s particularly partial to a Jaffa Cake too He still has twice daily milk from a baby bottle, at 17 months old …he also still has a dummy I don’t bathe him every day Sometimes I… Continue reading I Let My Child Cry, and other confessions
There is no doubt about it; Theo now walks. No longer is he a little baby…he is now officially a toddler. Father Time, what have you done? Did you jump forward? Speed up the clocks?! It started in November. He took his first shaky steps, a combination of shock, fear and pride mingled on his… Continue reading Beware The Walker
Meet Nellie. This sodden heap of ‘Toots the Blue Nosed Friend’ is my son’s favourite thing in the whole world apart from his dad. Nellie is the only thing that calms him down when he is worked up; the only thing that makes him feel better when he’s poorly; the only reason he goes down… Continue reading Nellie The Bastard Elephant
Walk into the light, and build your own shadow. Build it around you, like a wall. Tall, Towering. Let it protect you, from the bad. From the good. Until you wither and fade